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Vulnerability Management

To view a full list of yours findings you can access the Vulns view under Manage

The Vulns View provides several options including vulnerability search, filtering and management

Personalize this view by adding columms on the left side or removing columns with the x in the table.

Also you can drag & drop some labels of columns and change their order on the table.

These changes will be persisted in your browser from session to session, so you only have to apply them once

There many different ways to add vulnerabilities into Faraday, create them manually, import scan reports, with sopported tools, Faraday Agents or using Faraday API

Import Scan Reports

You can upload a scan report of your favorite tool to Faraday and have a nice look at your findings through the Vulns View. You can see a list of the tools that Faraday supports by clicking on this link

In order to upload a report to Faraday, follow these instructions:

  • Click on the button + Add Vulnerability
  • Click on the button Import from file and a prompt will be displayed.
  • Click on Browse in order to select the report that you are going to upload, or just drop into the box.
  • Once you have selected the report, click on Upload and your file will be uploaded
  • Refresh the view with the top bar refresh icon

Create a Vulnerability

To create vulnerabilities manually, you can go to the Vulns View page and click the + Add Vulnerability button and then click on Manual Creation. You should see a dialog similar to this:

The image above shows the tab General that allows you to select the target of your vulnerability, specify the name and description of your vulnerability.

You also have another tabs in order to add more information to your vulnerability:

  • Technical Details: allows you to add the field data to your vulnerability. If you create a web vulnerability, you will have more fields available such as path, method, request, response and so on.

  • Custom Fields: allows you to add information to a field that you have created. For more information about Custom Fields, you can check its here.

  • Evidence: allows you to add an evidence to the vulnerability. It can be a PNG or JPG image.

Make sure you select a host (and a service if the vulnerability applies to it), a name and a description. These fields are mandatory to create a vulnerability

Edit Vulnerabilities

You can edit the vulnerabilities that you have created or imported. You have multiple ways to edit them

From Vuln Preview

You can see a preview of the vulnerability by click on the vuln's name. From here you can edit your vulnerability and it will be saved automatically.

As you can see in the image above, there is a new tab named Comments where you can leave comments and mention other users to notify them about important events in real time. For more information about Comments, you can check its here

Edit Button

If you click on the Edit icon, the vulnerability edit mode will open

Once you finish updating click on SAVE at the end of the section you are changing.

Edit Multiple Vulnerabilities

You can edit multiple vulnerabilities with just one click. Next to the edit button, you will find an arrow that will show a dropdown with the multiple values that you can edit at once or actions like, Create vulnerability templates (KB)

Delete Vulnerabilities

Select one or more vulnerabilities and click Delete icon

Confirmed Vulnerabilities

You can filter your vulnerabilities by confirmed, unconfirmed by clicking on the Flag icon button:


Tags allow you to organize your vulnerabilities by letting you make and edit categories: environment, technology, state, language, projects, etc
You can also use Tags for Reports, allowing you to filter which vulnerablities you want to generate a report for

How to Tag Vulnerabilities

Select the vulnerabilities that you want to tag.

Click on the "Tags" icon and select if you have a presetted tag or Create tag button if you need a new one.

If you are going to create one just put a relevant name and a dialogue will be displayed.

Now the vulnerabiliy has tags that you can use for filtering, searching or reporting

Search and Filter Vulnerabilities

Vulns View allows you to filter vulnerabilities so you can have a better workflow
You can search or filter your data by specifying a keyword or multiple keywords

Field values are not case-sensitive

Filter by One Field

In order to perform a search by one field, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the name of the field (e.g. severity)
  2. Type a colon (:) right next to the name of the field specified above
  3. Type in the word that you want to find inside quotation marks (")


You can also click on blue fields of the vulnerablity like Service, Hostnames, Target, Owner, etc to trigger a search on the specific field

Filter by Many Fields

In order to perform a search by many fields, you can use the logical operators and & or
To perform a search, follow the next steps:

  1. Type a search for one field
  2. Type and or or
  3. Type a search for another field


Filter Fields

Now, let's take a look at which fields are available for filtering with an example. All of them are searched through the search field

  • name:"TCP timestamps"
  • description:"Vulnerability testing"
  • severity:"medium"
  • target_host_ip:""
  • service:"https"
  • easeofresolution:"moderate"
  • references:"cvss"
  • resolution:"Resolution for testing vuln"
  • data:"Search and filter"
  • request:"POST"
  • response:"OK"
  • method:"POST"
  • pname:"Parameter name"
  • params:"Vulnerability parameters"
  • path:"Vulnerability Path"
  • query:"name:test"
  • website:"Vulnerability website"
  • creator:"Nessus"
  • type:"vulnerability_web"
  • confirmed:"true"
  • id:"57448"

From the Vulns view you will be able to find the information using the tags parameter
For example: tags:"MY TAG" as shown in the image below